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  Ballot 3/8 LC
 

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Country of origin:France
Produced in:1920
Designed by:Ernest Henry for Ballot
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:January 21, 2011
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Engine
Configuration Straight 8
Location Mid, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 2,973 cc / 181.4 cu in
Bore / Stroke 65.0 mm (2.6 in) / 112.0 mm (4.4 in)
Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC
Fuel feed 2 Claudel - Hobson Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 107 bhp / 80 KW @ 3,800 rpm
BHP/Liter 36 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis steel ladder frame
Front suspension beam axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Rear suspension live axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, friction dampers
Brakes servo assisted drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Weight 1,050 kilo / 2,315 lbs
Length / Width / Height 4,900 mm (192.9 in) / 1,490 mm (58.7 in) / N/A
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,660 mm (104.7 in) / 1,350 mm (53.1 in) / 1,370 mm (53.9 in)

Performance figures
Power to weight 0.1 bhp / kg
Top Speed 180 km/h (112 mph)

Race history
Major wins
1921 Italian Grand Prix (Jules Goux)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Dictionary de l'Automobile Volume 1, by Pierre Lachet
  • Classic Grand Prix Cars, by Karl Ludvigsen
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